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More than a Method: In light of STD Awareness Month, stigma surrounding birth control pills is unwarranted due to their wide range of uses

More than a Method: In light of STD Awareness Month, stigma surrounding  birth control pills is unwarranted due to their wide range of uses

Josie Cruzan

April 19, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

While there are many forms of birth control available, one of the most common is the birth control pill. It has many different forms and variations depending on the hormone levels of whoever is taking it and the contents of the pill itself. There is a stigma surrounding the pill, as those who take it ...

Raising Responsibility

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February 25, 2010


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With increasing teen pregnancy rates and media portrayal, pregnant teens face skewed perceptions By Darlene Pham <dpham@hilite.org> Like most teenagers, junior Anna Redmond had been free-spirited with no one to look after but herself. On September 14, 2008, however, the day after her sophomore Homecoming, Redmond received a phone call that would change th...